Marine Technology Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Marine Technology)

Credits required 69

Dean Peter Schuyler

Program contact Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology, ext. 2771

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to prepare students as technicians working in various areas of the marine industry. Participants gain an understanding of mechanical and environmental marine systems and have the opportunity to select specialized courses in the areas of the marine trades, fisheries technology, and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technology.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Information

Choose electives to specialize if desired.

Some courses in this program are only available in the evening and/or at satellite locations.

EGR 162 and many marine industry careers require good physical health and the ability to swim. Students with issues in this area should discuss them with the program director before enrollment.

After BCC

Graduates work as technicians in a variety of marine trades professions, such as fisheries observers, oceanography and hydrographic survey technicians, or remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at BristolCC.edu/transfer

Degree Requirements

General Courses

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics - Micro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Core Courses

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

EGR 161Introduction to the Marine Industry

3 credits

EGR 162Marine Safety

1 credit

EGR 244Water Supply and Hydrology

4 credits

EGR 261Marine Systems

4 credits

EGR 263Marine Communication-Navigation Systems

4 credits

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:28

Core Electives – choose two of the following

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 265Marine Outboard Motors

4 credits

EGR 266Marine Inboard Motors

4 credits

EGR 267Marine Fisheries Resources

4 credits

EGR 268Fisheries Technologies and Monitoring Techniques

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Math and Science Courses

BIO 232Marine Biology

4 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

SCI 119Coastal Science

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Recommended Electives

EGR 265Marine Outboard Motors

4 credits

EGR 266Marine Inboard Motors

4 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 211Programmable Control Systems

4 credits

EGR 267Marine Fisheries Resources

4 credits

EGR 268Fisheries Technologies and Monitoring Techniques

4 credits

Marine Trades EGR 265 and EGR 266
Marine Fisheries EGR 267 and EGR 268
ROV Technician EGR 171 and EGR 211

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

EGR 161Introduction to the Marine Industry

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

EGR 244Water Supply and Hydrology

4 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

SCI 119Coastal Science

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Core Elective

3 credits

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

EGR 261Marine Systems

4 credits

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Core Elective

3 credits

BIO 232Marine Biology

4 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics - Micro

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

EGR 162Marine Safety

1 credit

EGR 263Marine Communication-Navigation Systems

4 credits

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